|West Coast Baptist||29||38||67|
|San Diego Christian 5-5||43||31||74|
|Dec. 16, 2014|
|El Cajon, CA (Grossmont College)|
|West Coast Baptist||Indv. Leaders||San Diego Christian|
|#30 BURKETT, Travis - 25||Points||#44 BEALE-WIRSING, Peter - 19|
|#30 BURKETT, Travis - 10||Rebounds||#44 BEALE-WIRSING, Peter - 11|
|#11 SISSON, Davy - 3||Assists||#21 THOMPSON, Derrick - 5|
|West Coast Baptist||Team Statistics||San Diego Christian|
|43.1% (25 - 58)||Field Goals %||41.5% (27 - 65)|
|18.5% (5 - 27)||3 Point Field Goals %||32% (8 - 25)|
|57.1% (12 - 21)||Free Throws||85.7% (12 - 14)|
|3||2nd Chance Pts||14|
EL CAJON, Calif. – Peter Beale-Wirsing (SR/San Diego, CA) scored 19 points and 11 rebounds as SDC held on for 74-67 win Tuesday night against visiting West Coast Baptist.
The Hawks saw their 19-point lead with eight minutes to go in the game vanish to four with 30 seconds left as the Eagles made things interesting in the non-conference tilt.
SDC hit two free throws to seal the win. The Hawks improve to 5-5 on the season and their first win since Nov. 29 against Pacific Union.
Both teams struggled to get things going offensively. Both teams combined for 18 points through the first seven minutes and thirty seconds of the game, with the score tied 9-9.
After a quick basket by WCB, the Hawks scored six straight points to increase their lead to 18, leading 49-31.
Rafael Rodriguez (SR/Santiago, Dominican Republic) converted on his 3-point play to give SDC their biggest lead of the game at 19.
But the Eagles went on their biggest run of the game, a 16-2 run giving the home team a scare.
SDC made their free throws late to secure the win.
Following Beale-Wirsing's 19 points was Rodriguez with 16 and Daniel Nielsen with 12. Thompson added eight points, nine rebounds, and five assists.
The Hawks shot 41 percent from the floor and were 8-of-25 from beyond the arc. SDC got the job done at the line making 12 of the 14 attempts.
SDC will travel to Santa Barbara on Friday to take on UCSB, a NCAA Div. I opponent, starting at 4 p.m.